Jobs at Honeypot

Current Vacancies:

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children aged 5-12, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn. At our two beautiful residential sites, children are able to choose from a range of ways to spend their break; swimming in our pool, playing on our adventure playground, riding bikes, visiting pets corner or baking special treats are just some of the ways in which these children are able to play, have fun, and make happy memories which they can cherish for years to come.

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it, and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.


Social Media Intern

£7.38-7.83 per hour, Hammersmith London, 3 days a week/part-time, initially 6 months placement

Duties:

  • Representing the brand, acting as the main point of contact for all in-house PR enquiries.
  • Proactively creating and identifying PR opportunities, working with press and influencers to secure coverage.
  • Maintaining all Honeypot’s social media channels with specific focus on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube.
  • Providing marketing assistance and support to the fundraising team.
  • Helping with the production and creation of charity literature and marketing materials.
  • Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Officer.

 

Applicants are expected to have some professional experience in news/PR/marketing/social media. Please email your C.V. to info@honeypot.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 8th July 2018


Team Leader (Children’s Respite Breaks)

£22,000 per annum, New Forest Hampshire, with occasional travel to London and Home Counties, 37.5 hours per week.

We are looking for a Team Leader to support respite holiday breaks and outreach Playbus sessions in the New Forest, Hampshire.

The ideal candidate is someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who can provide guidance and set standards for a friendly team of residential playworkers, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must – you’ll be organising fun activities for children and engaging with them to boost their self-confidence.

The role will be chiefly based at our respite home, Honeypot House, situated in the beautiful forest near Blackfield, Hampshire. It’ll be here you’ll provide a variety of individual and group activities for children in safe, nurturing environments, with full access to the facilities available, including trampolines, the swimming pool, bikes and go carts, an adventure playground with a zip wire and the arts and crafts studio.

You will also visit families to meet the children before they come for a break, as well as providing supervision and support to a small staff team

You must have experience of working with children in a group environment, a childcare, education or social work qualification and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

We are recruiting this role on a full time permanent annualised hours contract and many of the hours will mainly be worked on weekends and school holidays.

For full details, and the Job Description, click here.

Closing date: Monday 16th July

To apply please send a CV and covering letter, that demonstrates how you meet the criteria laid out in the job and person specification to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it, and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.


Trusts and Grants Manager

£40,000 – £45,000 per annum, Hammersmith, London, 37.5 hours per week.

We are now expanding our fundraising team to help meet our ambition of providing support to more young carers, and we are recruiting for a Trusts and Grants Manager.

Your role will be to research, identify and apply to trusts and foundations, with a focus on growing the charity’s large trusts programme by preparing inspiring and original applications for funding that will ensure our organisation stands out when being assessed.

You will need to develop systems to ensure a high quality of service to our trust supporters, whilst also carrying out research to grow the programme.

You will also be managing a small team and working closely with our children’s services teams to develop high quality proposals to secure grant funding.

You will have a successful track record of securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations, or similar experience of commercial or public sector bid writing, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills and, above all, be a strong, positive team player committed to the aims of The Honeypot Children’s Charity.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

For the Job Description, click here

To apply please send a CV and covering letter, that demonstrates how you meet the criteria laid out in the job and person specification to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 16th June


Minibus Driver

£9.30 per hour, Hampshire, 8-16 hours a week, Friday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons, additional hours available during school holidays

We’re recruiting a Minibus Driver to become a major part of the team that deliver respite breaks to the children we support! You’ll be collecting our children from designated pick-up points in London and Hampshire to safely take them to our respite home Honeypot House and back.

It’s absolutely crucial to the way we work and if you’re friendly, calm under pressure, good with children, and have a full clean pre-1997 driving licence, we would like to hear from you. If you have had MiDAS training and have experience of driving a minibus, that’s even better!

For the Job Description, click here.

Please note this post does require a DBS check.

Apply now by sending a CV and covering letter to info@honeypot.org.uk to help make a real difference to young carers and vulnerable children. 


Minibus Driver

£9.30 per hour, Dolfor, Mid Wales, 8-16 hours a week, Friday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons, additional hours available during school holidays

Please note this role is for 8-16 hours a week, working Friday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons with possible additional hours during school holidays.

We’re recruiting a Minibus Driver to become a major part of the team that deliver respite breaks to the children we support! You’ll be collecting our children from designated pick-up points in Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Wales and the surrounding areas to safely take them to our respite home Honeypot Pen Y Bryn and back.

It’s absolutely crucial to the way we work and if you’re friendly, calm under pressure, good with children, and have a full clean pre-1997 driving licence, we would like to hear from you. If you have had MiDAS training and have experience of driving a minibus, that’s even better!

For the Job Description, click here.

Please note this post does require a DBS check.

Apply now by sending a CV and covering letter to info@honeypot.org.uk to help make a real difference to young carers and vulnerable children.